Eddy County, North Dakota

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Online Records


Eddy County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


Eddy County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Eddy County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 31, 1885
County Seat New Rockford
Courthouse
Address Eddy County Courthouse
524 Central Avenue
New Rockford, ND 58356
Phone: 701.947.2813
Eddy County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has marriage, probate and court records;
Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1885--Eddy County was created 31 March 1885 from Foster County. County seat: New Rockford [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservations

Spirit Lake Reservation is located primarily in Benson County, with a portion in Eddy County. Historically it was also known as Devils Lake Reservation, and sometimes incorrectly referred to as Fort Totten Reservation.

Neighboring Counties

Benson | Foster | Griggs | Nelson | Wells

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Probate records of North Dakota are at the county clerk's office in each county courthouse. See above for the address of this county's courthouse. Some later estate records are available at the North Dakota Supreme Court. The Family History Library does not presently have copies of probate records from North Dakota.

See the Wiki page North Dakota Probate Records for additional information.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: dockets, guardians records, administrators records, real estate records, personal property records, and claim registers.

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the North Dakota Vital Records State Department of Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Eddy County, North Dakota. Page 523 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).